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Indicted FIFA officials face extradition

Nine current or former FIFA officials face extradition to the U.S. after a 24-year probe into soccer corruption. Also, Swiss prosecutors have opened a criminal investigation of the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bids.

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Curry to wear protective sleeve in Game 5

Warriors guard Stephen Curry is expected to wear a sleeve on his right arm in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals Wednesday night to protect an elbow injury he received in his Game 4 fall.

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A-Rod's 1,995th career RBI sets record in AL

Alex Rodriguez hit a three-run homer in the third inning of Wednesday's game at Yankee Stadium, giving him 1,995 career RBIs. He passed Lou Gehrig (1,993) on the all-time list.

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Sando: What to pay QBs Wilson, Newton

Mike Sando explains why the cost of quarterback contracts in the NFL will continue to rise -- and what that means for upcoming contract negotiations for Cam Newton and Russell Wilson.

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SEC West hasn't lost its luster or bluster

Those within the West say it's only getting tougher despite not putting a team in the title game last season for the first time since the 2008 campaign

5hJayson Stark

Stark: First-quarter award winners

Now that all 30 teams have finally played 40 games, it's time to look back at the first quarter of a fun season and hand out a little imaginary hardware.


Advocaat won't stay with Sunderland

Dick Advocaat will not be the permanent manager of the Premier League team. The coach told the club: "He no longer wished to continue a career in club management."

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Texans set to star on HBO's 'Hard Knocks'

"The 'Hard Knocks' documentaries do a tremendous job of displaying how an NFL team prepares for the upcoming season. We look forward to showcasing the Houston Texans to a worldwide audience," Texans owner Bob McNair said in a statement. 'Hard Knocks' in H-Town


Potential pair of NHL Game 7's is rare

If the Blackhawks win tonight, it will be just the second time since expansion in 1967-68 that both series immediately preceding the Stanley Cup finals have gone to a Game 7. The only other time it happened was in 2000 (New Jersey beat Philly; Dallas beat Colorado).

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Syndergaard does it all in Mets' 7-0 win

Noah Syndergaard tossed 7 1/3 scoreless innings and even hit his first career homer (430 feet) to lift the Mets to a series win and sweep of the Phillies at Citi Field. 1B Lucas Duda added two homers to give him 8 this season. Box score


McCann, A-Rod power Yanks past Royals

Brian McCann and Alex Rodriguez jacked HRs to deliver a Yanks sweep of the Royals in the Bronx. A-Rod broke Lou Gehrig's AL record for RBI and moved into sole possession of third place on MLB's all-time list. Box score


White Sox bounce back to top Blue Jays

Josh Donaldson homered in the bottom of the ninth inning to send the game into extra innings, but the White Sox scored twice in the 10th to beat Toronto 5-3, avoiding a three-game sweep.


Twins take 3-game series against Red Sox

With a 6-4 win over the skidding Red Sox, the Twins remained hot, notching a fifth straight win behind homers from Aaron Hicks and Eddie Rosario. Box score


Curry: 'I'll be ready to go'

Steph Curry, sporting a sleeve on his arm, met with doctors following a scary fall in Game 4, but is ready to try to close out the Rockets.


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Fewest pts/play allowed, defending point guards, 2015 playoffs Stephen Curry: 0.57 DeMarre Carroll: 0.63 Norris Cole: 0.64 (min. 30 plays)

A's Kazmir out after 3 no-hit innings

A's starter Scott Kazmir exited today's game against the Tigers with shoulder tightness after three innings, the team announced. Dan Otero came in to pitch for the Athletics in the fourth. Follow live


Turning the ballpark to Jurassic Park

This Tyrannosaurus Rex "threw" out the first pitch before the Mets finished sweeping the Phillies at Citi Field. And by "threw," we mean dropped it from its mouth.


Five-run 7th propels Pirates to sweep

Gerrit Cole tossed 7 innings of 2-run ball, and the Pirates backed him with five runs in the 7th inning -- sparked by Josh Harrison's 2-RBI single. Miami dropped its third straight, while Pittsburgh notched its longest win streak since 2013 (6 games). Box score


Rockies ride HRs to series win

Nolan Arenado hit a 3-run shot in the first inning and Charlie Blackmon followed with a 2-run HR in the second as the Rockies took the three-game set against the Reds in Cincy. Box score


Rockets confident for road game

James Harden says the Rockets believe they have a shot to come back vs. the Warriors heading into Game 5. "Having an opportunity to win here Game 1 and Game 2 gives us confidence as well."


Sevilla on its way to Champions League

Carlos Bacca scored twice to clinch Sevilla's second straight Europa League title. It is the first team to win the Europa League/UEFA Cup four times. The title secures the club's first trip to the Champions League in six years. Recap


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Spanish clubs have now won nine Europa League/UEFA Cup titles, tying Italy for the most by any country.